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Today’s Quote: ”A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Propensity n. An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way. “He has a propensity for clear thinking.”

Random Thought: Good people bring out the good in people…

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Today’s Quote: “The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” — Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

Today’s Word: Antipathy n. A deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion. “His antipathy for first wife dates back to his divorce.”

Random Thought: If people winked in real life as often as they do in text messages this world would be a pretty creepy place…

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Today’s Quote: Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. – Swami Sivananda

Today’s Word: Ambivalence n. 1. Uncertainty or indecisiveness as to which course to follow. 2. The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, object, or idea.

Random Thought: If you’re down, just remember what makes all the tough times and hard work worthwhile… Donuts!

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Today’s Quote: “It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Today’s Word: Synergism n. Interaction of discrete agencies or conditions where the total effect is greater than the sum of the individual parts. “The directors saw considerable synergism in the business merger.” (also Synergy).

Random Thought: It must be a Zen thing that Monday is so far from Friday, and Friday so near to Monday…

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Today’s Quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Innocuous adj. 1. Having no adverse effect; harmless. 2. Not likely to offend or provoke to strong emotion; insipid. “The innocuous-looking e-mail actually contained a virus.”

Random Thought: We all have some sort of standards we live by, and then there are people who feel they are always right because they have double standards…

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Today’s Quote: “Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

Today’s Word: Magnanimous adj. Very generous or forgiving, particularly toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself.

Random Thought: Once you’re in heaven, do you get stuck wearing the clothes you were buried in for eternity…

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Today ’s Quote: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
– Winston Churchill

Today’s Word: Voracious adj. An eager approach to an activity; Wanting or devouring great quantities of something or somebody: “She has a voracious appetite for life.”

Random Thought: The older I get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for…except voting!

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